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SFPD arrests man with loaded firearm at Pride celebration

SFPD arrests man with loaded firearm at Pride celebration

  • CRIME
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 27, 2023

A man was arrested by the San Francisco Police Department Sunday evening for allegedly carrying a loaded, concealed firearm into the Pride celebration at the Civic Center.

Women in summer operas and symphony concerts

Women in summer operas and symphony concerts

The San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera are both presenting a number of concerts and productions through May and June primarily focused on women.

FDA approves twice-yearly HIV treatment

FDA approves twice-yearly HIV treatment

  • NEWS
  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Dec 28, 2022

There is a new long-acting drug for people with highly resistant HIV who have, until now, had limited medication options.

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

News Briefs: B.A.R.'s Besties voting is now underway

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Aug 9, 2022

Voting is open for the Bay Area Reporter's readers' poll known as the Besties.

50 years in 50 weeks: Big Freedia bounced 2017

50 years in 50 weeks: Big Freedia bounced 2017

When Big Freedia comes to town, we bow down for the Queen of Bounce. The New Orleans singer, TV star, cook and author performed at Mezzanine in April 2017, and writer Cornelius Washington shared a fun Q&A.

Lesbian Justice Earl confirmed to CA appellate court

Lesbian Justice Earl confirmed to CA appellate court

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jan 6, 2022

With her confirmation to the state's 3rd District Court of Appeal, Justice Laurie M. Earl is now the fifth LGBTQ person serving on one of California's six appellate courts and the first on the 3rd District court bench.

LGBTQ Agenda: Queerency launches holiday gift guide

LGBTQ Agenda: Queerency launches holiday gift guide

A new LGBTQ media company is releasing its 2021 holiday gift guide December 15. Queerency CEO Travers Johnson said "we are wanting to show the diversity, depth, and breadth of queer innovation."

Bay Area Cannasseur: Cannabis compassion back in season

Bay Area Cannasseur: Cannabis compassion back in season

It's "Croptober," the time outdoor cannabis is ready for harvest and, this year, also the time that cannabis compassion programs are gearing up to go back into business.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • NEWS
  • by BAR staff
  • Sep 29, 2021

This week's letters correct the description of the Castro Country Club and discuss the latest design for Harvey Milk Plaza.

News Briefs: Learn the history of SF's Dolores Park

News Briefs: Learn the history of SF's Dolores Park

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 8, 2021

Mission Dolores Park in San Francisco has a rich history and people can learn all about it at the Dolores Park History Day Saturday, September 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Trans woman heads HIV program at SF Latino agency

Trans woman heads HIV program at SF Latino agency

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 23, 2021

In the past two decades, Claudia Cabrera has gone from a client of Instituto Familiar de la Raza — new to the city and indeed to the country — to director of the institute's HIV prevention, education, and support program.

Filmmaker Jenni Olson honored

Filmmaker Jenni Olson honored

On June 18 filmmaker and film curator Jenni Olson will be honored with the prestigious Teddy Award, the Berlinale's queer film award, during the 71st Berlinale's Summer Special Festival.

Out in the Bay: Lauren Hough: 'Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing'

Out in the Bay: Lauren Hough: 'Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing'

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Jansen
  • Jun 11, 2021

Lauren Hough grew up in the infamous, apocalyptic Christian free-love and -sex cult The Family, formerly The Children of God.

Political Notebook: In B.A.R. columns Milk had unabashedly strong opinions

Political Notebook: In B.A.R. columns Milk had unabashedly strong opinions

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 19, 2021

Over his four-year run as a political columnist for the Bay Area Reporter, Harvey Milk unabashedly took on local, state, and national politicians and San Francisco special interest groups.